The Emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar 11 has said his reign will ensure development in agriculture, security, economy and self-reliance among youths in his emirate.
He charged the youths on the need to embrace self-reliant and avoid over dependent on white-collar jobs.
Emir Abubakar 11 who is among the four new Emirs elevated to first class status by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said his emirate has started seeking ways towards enhancing abundant natural resources in his domain, particularly in the area of agriculture.
He spoke while receiving members of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, (NYCN) and National Association of Kano State Students (NAKSS) who paid him solidarity visit at his Palace in Karaye over the weekend..
He said his reign will ensure security of lives and property, agricultural revolution, education for the youths, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, as well as socio-economic development within the emirate.
In his address , NAKSS chairman, Comrade Aliyu Hydar Maikasuwa noted that the creation of the new emirates will attract development in all the nooks and crannies of Kano state.
He commended Ganduje for coming up with such initiative and hoped that soonest the the new emirates would be upgraded to the status of states.
“All we need in Kano is development. We can only pray that someday, these new emirates will be transformed into states, thereby attracting more development, creating more socio-political cum economic opportunities for our people.”
Also speaking, NYCN Kano chapter chairman, Comrade Kabiru Ado Lakwaya said the group was delighted over Governor Ganduje’s decision to carve out new emirates, adding that it is in line with the Gandujiyya administration agenda for ensuring unity and development in Kano state.
“Just yesterday (Friday), we at the Bichi Emirate and what we saw there is commendable.Already development has fully commenced in Bichi. We noticed the same thing as we are coming into the Karaye Emirate. So, we are happy to identity with the new Emirs and we are sure that going by their pedigree, the will not disappoint the people.”